Obituaries for August 17

Linda Ann Derasin, 70, of Pahoa died Aug. 5 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born in Paia, Maui. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. (Aug. 24) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Clarence “Choppy” Derasin of Pahoa; sons, Douglas (Jetta) Derasin of Phoenix, Radford (Valerie) Derasin, Christopher Derasin and Craig Derasin of Pahoa; daughter, Mona Lisa (Will) Tolentino of Utah; brothers, Anthony Louis, James (Janet) Louis and Robert Louis of Maui; sister, Rosemarie Saito of Maui; nine grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Jacklyn Ann Miyasaki, 71, of Hilo died Aug. 3 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in St. Louis, she was a homemaker. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Friday (Aug. 24) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Edwin Miyasaki of Hilo; son, Richard (Annamarie) Miyasaki of San Jose, Calif.; daughter, Debbie (John) Braasch of Salinas, Calif.; sister, Barbara Osentowski of Livermore, Calif.; sister-in-law, Violet Machida of Honolulu; a grandson; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


James Kenneth Moniz, 82, of Hilo died July 20 at home. Born on Oahu, he was a retired Hawaii Police Department lieutenant. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Tuesday (Aug. 21) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Prayer service at 5 p.m. Casual attire; lei welcome. Survived by companion, Sharon Milar of Hilo; sons, Kenneth (Roberta) Moniz of Volcano and James Moniz of Hilo; daughter, Jennifer (Craig) Long of Kona; daughter-in-law, Charmaine Moniz of California; hanai son, Jon (Debbie) Milar of Arizona; hanai daughter, Trisha (Jeffrey) Leong of Nevada; brothers, Robert (Mary) Moniz of Kohala and Eugene (Tani) Moniz of Kailua, Oahu; sister, Dorothy Ventura of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Vickie Moniz of Idaho; 19 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Peter Joseph Pedro Jr., 66, of Hilo died July 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a U.S. Army veteran. Private services held on Molokai. Survived by father, Peter Joseph (Janet Haruko) Pedro Sr. of Molokai; mother, Rachel Lahela Kaimihana of Kaneohe, Oahu; son, Richard Aloha Mendiola-Pedro of Hilo; daughter, Mary Petra “Kehau” Pedro of Hilo; brothers, Detreck Abraham of Hauula, Oahu, Frederick Pedro of Alaska and Wesley Pedro of Hauula; sisters, Rachel Mainatta Makaila of Kaneohe, Oahu, and Sandra Beatty of Utah; four grandchildren; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.


Constantino Salvador Sr., 86, of Kapaau died July 12. Born in Kohala, he was a cook. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Online condolences: Survived by sons, Ned Salvador and Constantino (Sue) Salvador Jr. of Kohala, George (Michelle) Salvador of Kauai; daughters, Beverly (Simeon) Sol, Juliette (Paul) Ishikuro and Joleen (Harold) Perez of Kohala; brothers, Bartolome Salvador of Waianae, Oahu, and Roger Salvador of Appleton, Wis.; sisters, Florence Arceo of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and Mary Ann Guterries of Kohala; 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild; numerous hanai sons, daughters, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Koshi Tomono, 100, of Honaunau died July 8 at Captain Cook Care Home. Born in Olaa, he was a self-employed farmer and member of Fukuoka Kenjin Kai, Honaunau Kumiai No. 3 and Hawaii Farm Bureau. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Stanley (Renee) Tomono of Honaunau and Harvey (Emy) Tomono of Hilo; daughters, Jeanette Tomono of Capain Cook, Susan (Dean) Nakagawa of Seattle and Diane Tomono of Kealakekua; brothers, Teruo Tomono of Miyagi, Japan, and Yukio (Adeline) Tomono of Los Angeles; sister, Marilyn Fujikawa of Honolulu; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and several cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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